Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre, Rotorua

4.8
#6 of 22 in Wildlife in Rotorua
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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Take an up-close look at birds of prey at Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre, the first and only site of its kind in New Zealand. Stop by the center's museum to discover the history of falconry and learn the important role the karearea falcon plays in the native Maori culture. Take a peek into the incubation room to see newly hatched chicks, and then enter the main aviary, featuring threatened New Zealand falcons, hawks, and owls. Afterwards you can attend the daily falconry show and see the birds in full flight. Book a guided tour for a behind-the-scenes look at the breeding, research, and display facilities. See Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre and all Rotorua has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rotorua planner.
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  • Awesome experience, we loved visiting Wingspan during our Rotorua stay. With our children 3+5yrs we visited Wingspan for the 11.30am Sunday show. It was very informative and not too much so the kids.....  more
    Awesome experience, we loved visiting Wingspan during our Rotorua stay. With our children 3+5yrs we visited Wingspan for the 11.30am Sunday show. It was very informative and not too much so the kids.....  more »
  • Stunning day, passionate people, informative and interesting. Up close and personal with some of our threatened New Zealand birds . We came away with so much to think about. Well organised... 
    Stunning day, passionate people, informative and interesting. Up close and personal with some of our threatened New Zealand birds . We came away with so much to think about. Well organised...  more »
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  • What a privilege to see these amazing birds so close. Entertaining. Educational. Inspiring. Enthralled everyone of all ages.
  • Super awesome show, have followed on Facebook for ages, so great to finally see the show!! Amazing team and bird show

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